AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The search for a missing Central Texas sheriff’s deputy resumed Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Inclement weather made rescue crews in Central Texas suspend the search for a sheriff’s deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters, while heavy rains in West Texas caused dozens of streets and some houses to flood.
Scientists on Saturday vowed to press ahead with their quest for a cure for AIDS, despite losing a veteran colleague and suffering a setback in research. Addressing a symposium on the search for a cure, Nobel prize winner Francoise Barre-Sinoussi said the death of Joep Lange, a frontline scientist in the 33-year war on AIDS, was a major setback.
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A family outing to a New York City park ended in tragedy on Saturday after a 2-year-old girl wandered off, and police divers found her body in a lake after an hours-long search, authorities said. The family was enjoying a sunny afternoon in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park when the toddler, identified as Ruhshona Kurbonova of Brooklyn, walked off with a 4-year-old boy who was a relative. …read more
The Coast Guard and other agencies have been called in to search for a 14-year-old swimmer who went missing in the water near Ocean City.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will shift south along a narrow arc identified as the most likely resting place of the plane, the Australia’s deputy prime minister said on Thursday. “The new priority area is still focused on the seventh arc, where the aircraft last communicated with satellite. We are now shifting our attention to an area further south along the arc based on these calculations,” Warren Truss said. The Boeing 777, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared on March 8 shortly after taking off from Kuala Lumpur bound for Beijing. …
BOSTON — NASA’s hobbled Kepler spacecraft is once again seeking out strange new worlds under a new 80-day mission to hunt for alien planets. Two of Kepler’s reaction wheels, which are used to keep the spacecraft precisely pointed in its orbit, failed, effectively ending the telescope’s mission.